Drew Stone talks Who the F**K Is That Guy?

Who the F**K Is That Guy? director Drew Stone spoke to Solzy at the Movies about the documentary film. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today.  How are things treating you? Drew Stone:  Things are good. I have 2 films that just came out at the same time so it’s a pretty exciting time around here. I’m not sick of seeing either of the films yet at the screenings that I’m doing so that’s…

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The 4th: A Cult Comedy in the Making

The 4th is a slacker comedy that has cult comedy classic written all over it. Written and directed by Andre Hyland, the indie comedy’s main cast includes Hyland, Johnny Pemberton, Eliza Coupe, Yasmine Kittles, Anna Lee Lawson, and Paul Erling Oven.  Jeff Carpenter, John Ennis, John Forest, Brent Weinbach, Matt Peters, Al Burke, Ben Ceccarelli, Matty Cardarople, Andrew Dewitt, Byron Bowers, Shaun Parker, Erick Chavarria, Drew Droege, Frank Collison are also featured in the film.…

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Alec Baldwin to headline NBC’s A Few Good Men

Alec Baldwin has been cast as Col. Nathan Jessep in NBC’s upcoming live airing of A Few Good Men.  The role was played by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 film. Baldwin will join Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as executive producers.  Aaron Sorkin is executive producing and will adapt the script for the live broadcast. “Alec Baldwin is the gift that keeps on giving at NBC, and we’re excited to have him starring in Aaron…

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Filmmaker Harley McKabe talks The Other Guy Part: .37

Chicago-based filmmaker Harley McKabe spoke to Solzy at the Movies on a rainy Wednesday last week in advance of The Other Guy Part: .37 premiering on Friday night. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things going? Harley McKabe:  Things are going well. I enjoy the rain. You recently wrote and directed The Other Guy Part: .37, which is premiering on July 21st during a punk rock concert at Reggie’s Music…

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SDCC: Conan writer Rob Kutner talks Shrinkage, Comic-Con appearance

Conan writer Rob Kutner recently spoke to Solzy at the Movies in advance of his signing appearance at the Golden Apple Comics table (Booth #1806) at Comic-Con in San Diego this Friday, July 21st, at 6 PM. Thank you for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Rob Kutner: Since I’m writing this from LA and currently still have power, I can’t complain! Conan is returning to tape more episodes in…

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Echoes from the Attic revisits an epic story

Echoes from the Attic, a short documentary released in 2015, was screened this past April at the Museum of Tolerance in conjunction with Yom HaShoah. It’s the follow up to Debbie Goodstein’s 1987 groundbreaking documentary, Voices from the Attic.  In this update, the 26 members of the family travel to Poland after learning that Farmer Grocholski and his family would be honored by Yad Vashem as being Righteous Among the Nations. Farmer Grocholski and his…

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Jodie Whittaker named the 13th Time Lord on Doctor Who, Sexist Fans Outraged

Actress Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the 13th Time Lord on Doctor Who and the internet has exploded in a sexist outrage from male fans saying they’ll quit the series. The announcement was made today on exclusively on BBC One and social media following the completition of the Men’s Wimbledon Finals. “I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet,” Whittaker said in a statement.  “It’s…

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Jordan Vogt-Roberts talks Technical Filmmaking and Love of Cinema at Q&A

Kong: Skull Island director Jordan Vogt-Roberts flew into Chicago this weekend for a Saturday night Q&A at the Music Box Theatre moderated by AICN‘s Steve Prokopy. I didn’t record or film this Q&A so I’m working off of memory here. It was an entertaining Q&A session to say the least.  Vogt-Roberts’ feature film debut, The Kings of Summer, a 2013 Sundance selection, was on my radar when those selections were announced but my interest in…

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The Little Hours: One of The Most Hysterical Films of 2017

The Little Hours returned to Chicago two months after its appearance in the Chicago Critics Film Festival and is one of the funniest movies of the year.  Writer/Director Jeff Baena and star Aubrey Plaza were on hand for a Q&A session at two of screenings this weekend. Written for the screen and directed by Baena, the film stars Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke,…

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Disney D23: Live Action, Marvel, and Lucasfilm Presentation

On Saturday, the live-action films from Disney, Marvel Studios, and Lucasfilm were showcased at Hall D23 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  The presentation was hosted by Sean Bailey (President, Walt Disney Studios Motion Picture Production), Alan Horn (Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios), and Kevin Feige (President of Marvel Studios). The films being showcased on Saturday included Disney’s A Wrinkle in Time, The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, and Mary Poppins Returns, Marvel Studios’ Thor: Ragnarok,…

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